Lima man charged providing the drug used in an overdose death

Dejaun Morris of Lima pleaded not guilty to Corrupting Another with Drugs and Involuntary Manslaughter.

According to the indictment, Morris provided the fentanyl-laced drugs that led to the overdose death of a man in a Lima motel back in May. Kea'londa Peoples-Fuqua was also charged with Corrupting Another with Drugs for the same death. Her attorney says she was an employee of the deceased and she was instructed by him to get the drugs. Lucas will have his pretrial hearing in November.


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